Mad For A Mystery Store Opening - 1989
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Paul and Patrick pose in the display window
Calgary Herald coverage on June 6, 1989
On the evening of June 5, 1989 a deputation of The Singular Society of the Baker Street Dozen were invited to a special opening of the local bookstore Mad For A Mystery. Then 22 year old member Charles Prepolec's own venture into the bookselling world. A fantastic performance of close-up magic was performed by member Stephen Forrester, decked out in a vintage tuxedo. After the performance, members were able to browse the shelves while enjoying wine and munchies. Local news coverage was provided by the Calgary Herald. For a readable version of the Herald article, click here or on the image above. Mad For A Mystery closed its doors for the last time in 1994, after moving locations twice and undergoing a name change to Monkey's Paw Books.
(L to R) Ron, Evelyn, Patrick, Lin, Judy, Charles, Paul, Steve and Hilary
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